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Birmingham Tattoo & Christmas Market

Friday 26th to Sunday 28th November 2021 - The Birmingham Tattoo is Britain's biggest indoor international tattoo, with time to visit Britains largest Christmas market. From £249pp

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International military spectacle

The long-held traditions of the military will be centre stage at Britain’s biggest indoor International Tattoo with over 1,000 performers coming together in marching bands, exciting displays and a spectacular Grand Finale.

You’ll see fascinating displays including the Royal Air Force Cosford Queen’s Colour, the Charity Field Gun Competition and the Parade of Massed Standards. This year there are special guest appearances by the British tenor Tim Pitman and the UK's singing sensation Rebecca Robinson and this compelling event concludes with a rousing rendition of Land of Hope and Glory, the Evening Hymn and the Lone Piper. Rounding off our international theme enjoy time to visit the biggest German market in the UK in the city of Birmingham. 


The Jury's Inn, Birmingham*** 

This modern hotel is situated in the city centre on Broad Street, within 150 metres from the Barclaycard Arena.   The hotel offers its guests spacious rooms with free WIFI, TV, tea & coffee making facilities, air conditioning and access to its restaurant ‘The Grill on Broad St’ and bar area. There will be time to explore Birmingham from your city-centre hotel. The Sea Life Centre, Ikon Gallery and the shops and cafes of trendy Brindley Place are all a short walk away. 


Your short break includes:


*£249 per person based on two sharing twin/double room. 

*£199 per person Birmingham Christmas shopping weekend (no ticket to the tattoo included) based on two sharing twin/double.

Single supplement £72



Your nearest pick-up point.

Friday 26th Nov

We travel to our hotel in Birmingham, with a stop at Gloucester Quays on the way. Arriving at our hotel with time to unpack and settle into our room before dinner is served.


Saturday 27th Nov

After a leisurely breakfast you have time to enjoy the largest German Christmas market in the UK, explore Birmingham and its great attractions with time for dinner (at one of the many restaurants near the hotel) before making your way to the Barclaycard Arena (a short walk from the hotel) for the evening performance of the Birmingham Tattoo.
In the evening is the highlight of this trip - We have the best tickets in the house for the matinee. Britain's biggest indoor international tattoo, with over 1,000 performers, returns to The Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham at bringing together marching bands, exciting displays and culminating in the spectacular Grand Finale featuring all the performers in a spectacle of pomp and pageantry.
The 2019 Birmingham International Tattoo included all the regular elements including massed bands, spectacular displays and massed standards. Sharing the arena with the musicians during the three-hour family event was a range of spectacular displays including Royal Air Force Cosford Queen's Colour, the RNRMC Field Gun Competition, the United Kingdom Disco Display Team and the Parade of Massed Standards.
The Birmingham International Tattoo culminated in a Spectacular Grand Finale featuring the Massed Bands and special guest appearances by vocal soloists Captain Gary Chilton (from The Soldiers) and Staff Sgt. Dave Barnes (as seen on The Voice). The event would not be complete without the popular Closing Ceremony which featured the Royal Air Force Cosford Queen's Colour and Escort, the traditional Land of Hope and Glory, the Evening Hymn and the Lone Piper. The itinerary for 2021 has not yet been announced.
Whether you prefer the spectacle of the international marching bands, the thrills of the exciting displays, or the pomp and pageantry of the spectacular Grand Finale, this annual event is sure to prove popular with both young and old as there is something for all the family at the Birmingham International Tattoo.


Sunday 28th Nov

After a full English breakfast we return to the South Hams via Swindon, with a stop at the McArthurGlen designer outlet, or you can visit the museum of the Great Western Railway*(*entrance fee applies)


D=Dinner, FE=Full English Breakfast

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Buckfastleigh Lay by on old Buckfastleigh - Ashburton Rd
Nr Furzeleigh Mill
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Others Other pick up points are available
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Car Park by Library
Plymouth 1 Plymouth Derry's Cross
Plymouth 2 Plymouth George P & R
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Torquay Torquay coach bay outside Princess Theatre
Totnes 7 Stars 2 Totnes 7 Stars opp. Morrisons
Wembury Wembury Odd Wheel Pub

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